Uganda Lauded for Enforcing Comesa Treaty

[Monitor] Kampala -Despite regularly defaulting on her obligation to pay up the bloc’s membership contribution, Uganda has been applauded for her attempts to enforce the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) treaty.

[Monitor] Kampala -Despite regularly defaulting on her obligation to pay up the bloc's membership contribution, Uganda has been applauded for her attempts to enforce the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) treaty.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Karuma Power Project Nears Completion, Says Contractor

[Monitor] Sinohydro Corporation Ltd, the Chinese firm undertaking the construction of the 600MV Karuma power dam in Kiryandongo District, has revealed that the project is 70 per cent complete in accordance with the budget and time frame.

[Monitor] Sinohydro Corporation Ltd, the Chinese firm undertaking the construction of the 600MV Karuma power dam in Kiryandongo District, has revealed that the project is 70 per cent complete in accordance with the budget and time frame.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Seychelles’ National Assembly Responds to Proposed Budget for 2018

[Seychelles News Agency] A budget of 7,951 million rupees ($586 million), an increase of 0.4 percent over the previous year, was presented to the Seychelles National Assembly earlier this month by the Minister of Finance Peter Larose.

[Seychelles News Agency] A budget of 7,951 million rupees ($586 million), an increase of 0.4 percent over the previous year, was presented to the Seychelles National Assembly earlier this month by the Minister of Finance Peter Larose.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

What Do We Know About Murder in South Africa?

[ISS] The most recent crime statistics released by the South African Police Service (SAPS) revealed that 19 016 murders were recorded in the 2016/17 financial year – 3 460 more than in 2011/12. Every day on average during this period, 52 people were mu…

[ISS] The most recent crime statistics released by the South African Police Service (SAPS) revealed that 19 016 murders were recorded in the 2016/17 financial year - 3 460 more than in 2011/12. Every day on average during this period, 52 people were murdered in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

To Bribe or Not Bribe MPs to Lift Age Limit? That’s the Question

[Monitor] One of the things many Ugandans find disgusting in the on-going project to lift the age limit, and effectively make President Yoweri Museveni president-for-life, is that MPs have been paid to support it.

[Monitor] One of the things many Ugandans find disgusting in the on-going project to lift the age limit, and effectively make President Yoweri Museveni president-for-life, is that MPs have been paid to support it.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

One Person Shot As Police Disperse Besigye Supporters in Lira

[Monitor] At least one person has been shot during running battles between police and former FDC presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye supporters in Lira town on Tuesday.

[Monitor] At least one person has been shot during running battles between police and former FDC presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye supporters in Lira town on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

ICT CS to Lead Governor Gakuru’s Burial Arrangements

[Capital FM] Nairobi -ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru will represent the Government in organizing funeral arrangements for Nyeri Governor, the late Dr Wahome Gakuru, alongside his relatives and other leaders.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru will represent the Government in organizing funeral arrangements for Nyeri Governor, the late Dr Wahome Gakuru, alongside his relatives and other leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Is Crowd Farming an Option?

[New Zimbabwe] In the UK, most farmers rent the land on which they farm. Landowners let the farms to professional farmers who produce off the land. In Zimbabwe, the most common model is where the farmer is the landowner or long-term lease holder. The U…

[New Zimbabwe] In the UK, most farmers rent the land on which they farm. Landowners let the farms to professional farmers who produce off the land. In Zimbabwe, the most common model is where the farmer is the landowner or long-term lease holder. The UK model pushes farmers to produce off the land otherwise they risk losing the farms. In Zimbabwe' most landowners have an alternative source of income and the risk of losing the farm (for inefficient use) is low. Majority of UK farms operate as businesses.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Phase 2 of Brazil Food Programme On Way

[The Herald] Government will soon roll out phase two of the More Food for Africa programme (Brazil facility) and the Command Centre Pivot Programme with more emphasis on modern water and energy-saving technologies like centre pivots and drip irrigation…

[The Herald] Government will soon roll out phase two of the More Food for Africa programme (Brazil facility) and the Command Centre Pivot Programme with more emphasis on modern water and energy-saving technologies like centre pivots and drip irrigation systems.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

School in South Africa Trip Nightmare

[The Herald] Direct Contact School authorities in Harare have come under fire from some parents after it emerged that their children who had gone for a travel and tourism trip to Cape Town, South Africa were stranded following the engagement of a “bogu…

[The Herald] Direct Contact School authorities in Harare have come under fire from some parents after it emerged that their children who had gone for a travel and tourism trip to Cape Town, South Africa were stranded following the engagement of a "bogus" travel agent, The Herald can reveal. Travel and tourism is a subject the school offers under the Cambridge syllabus.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe